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Remote Control Sailboats
2012 Preliminary Class Rules
Current as of: 11/14/12
The intentions of these rules are to allow for close One Design racing and to keep costs
“within reason”. If these rules don’t specifically allow for something, assume you can’t do it.
For the time being, inquiries regarding rules and rulings can be sent to
EShampain@UllmanSailsNewportBeach.com where a panel of the first 5 ‘members’ will vote
on the submission. A 60% vote is required to add, delete, amend, or approve these rules.
The authorized builder shall supply the Hull. No changes to the hull shape shall be done. Only minor
fairing shall be done to ‘smooth’ the hull or to fix scratches or dings
The chain plates and jib boom tack location shall be located per the builder’s location.
2.0 Keel & Bulb
The authorized builder shall supply the Keel and bulb. No changes to the keel and bulb shall be done
beyond minor fairing of paint and filling of dings or scratches.
The authorized builder shall supply the rudders. No changes to the rudders shall be done beyond minor
fairing of paint and filling of dings or scratches. Two rudder style shall be available; The “Speed” rudder
and the “Power” rudders.
The minimum combined weight of the complete hull, keel, rudders, and finished interior without
batteries shall be 12LBS. Location of corrector weights shall be unrestricted.
The mast shall be of aluminum and have a minimum of three spreaders. The ‘Jumper’ shall not be counted
as a spreader. The mast shall sit in the factory supplied mast step and shall be in the factory specified
5.1 Distance from mast base to highest possible mainsail hoist – 1445mm Maximum
5.2 Distance from mast base to highest possible “inner jib luff rope” attachment point – 1232mm
6.0 Main Boom
The main boom shall be of aluminum. There are no further restrictions.
7.0 Jib Boom
The Jib boom shall be of aluminum. There are no further restrictions
8.0 Standing Rigging
Standing Rigging including all associated fittings shall be unrestricted with the exception of:
8.1 The ”inner jib luff rope” (see 5.2) and the intersection of the mast shall be restricted.
9.0 Running Rigging
Running Rigging including all associated fittings and ‘blocks’ shall be unrestricted.
10.0 Sail Controls
All sail controls including sheets, outhauls, and vangs shall be unrestricted with the exception that no
more then two servos shall be used.
11.0 Mainsail Dimensions (all dimensions are maximums unless otherwise indicated). Cloth is
11.1 Luff length – 1363mm
11.2 Leech Length – 1390mm
11.3 Foot Length – 345mm
11.4 Head-‐width – 110mm
11.5 MGT – 150mm
11.6 MGU – 206mm
11.7 MGM – 285mm
11.8 MGL – 330mm
11.9 Battens are unrestricted in materials and lengths but shall be evenly spaced along the leech +/-‐
11.10 No more then 5 battens shall be used including the “gaff” batten.
11.11 Maximum head-‐angle shall be 90 degrees.
11.12 Class/builder supplied logo shall be affixed to the mainsail and split the second batten from the
12.0 Jib Dimensions (all dimensions are maximums unless otherwise indicated). Cloth is unrestricted.
12.1 Luff length – 1272mm
12.2 Leech Length – 1132mm
12.3 Foot Length – 465mm
12.4 Head-‐width – 16mm
12.5 MGU – 150mm
12.6 MGM – 264mm
12.7 MGL – 361mm
12.8 Battens are unrestricted in materials and lengths. No more then 3 battens shall be used.
13.0 Interior. No modifications to the interior shall be made.
14.0 All hatches shall be unrestricted in shape and material.
16.0 Sail numbers
Shall be the hull number. Sail numbers shall be applied to the mainsail. Sail numbers shall be a minimum
-‐ Gaff Batten – Shall be defined as the diagonal batten used to support the head-‐width of the mainsail.
-‐ Inner Jib Luff Rope – Shall be defined at the rope or wire inside the luff of any jib.